Jean Yves Thibaudet
- Category : 1961-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Consciousness 3
French classical pianist, who has performed with most of the world's leading symphonic orchestras, including the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the Orchestre National de France, among others.
Thibaudet has made more than 50 recordings, most for the British label Decca Records.
He is particularly well-known for his interpretations of French classical music but has made forays into the world of jazz as well, playing transcriptions of improvisations on the CDs Conversations with Bill Evans (1997) and Reflections on Duke (1999).